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Here’s How U.S. Businesses Actually Used Their Tax Cuts

Republicans predicted a growth explosion while Democrats warned of fat-cat investors. Both sides were wrong.

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How Apple Benefited From Last Year's Tax Cuts

On Jan. 1, 2018, the biggest, most sweeping U.S. corporate tax cut ever enacted went into effect. A year later, we’re able to see how businesses used all that extra cash.

The short answer: to buy back shares. The long answer is slightly more nuanced, but not by much.